Nikki's belly growing, 2013.
Following the process of Nikki's belly-project week by week
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Stand 4 weeks
With some imagination there is something
Laying down 4 weeks
well, perhaps there is a little something
Stand 5 weeks
ok, it looks like a bit more
From the side 5 weeks
if it isn't puppies, then she is fat
5 weeks belly-up
let there be no doubt
Stand 6 weeks
allright Nikki, you do need to eat allright!
Front sit 6 weeks
what have I done?
6 weeks belly-up
with 3 weeks to go, we wonder if she will explode?
6 weeks sit
Nikki choses to sit down a lot these days
Stand 7 weeks
They are really kicking now, making her look like this
Side 7 weeks
she is awake, but her mind is "inwards"
7 weeks belly-up
Look at my pretty tummy
7 weeks trying to scratch
Arrgh, will someone help me here?
Stand 8 weeks
Looking for places in the back yard to dig down
Side 8 weeks
Nikki rests a lot these days
8 weeks belly-up
8 weeks sit
Nice to sit and float out in the sunlight
Whelping area ready
Right now Nikki prefers to hang out on our bed, and that's ok too